John Ryan has stepped down as CEO of homevid and software copy protection firm Macrovision Corp.
EchoStar and Hughes Electronics made history Monday, creating a satellite behemoth they claim will transform the pay TV market and give cable operators their first taste of real competition -- if…
HIT Entertainment, home of Barney the Dinosaur and Bob the Builder, has added Pingu the Penguin to its kidvid characters in a £15.9 million ($23.1 million) deal.
"Elimidate Deluxe" has been eliminated from the WB's primetime sked. Frog has put the Telepicture Prods. dating skein on hiatus following two low-rated outings. For the November sweeps, the WB will…
Blockbuster has renewed its revenue-sharing deal with Fox, despite very public disenchantment with some aspects of its revenue-share deals with studios.
Not too many films warrant, or can sustain, 725 minutes of rapt attention, but Francis Ford Coppola's three "Godfather" epics, combined on five discs with three hours of mostly worthwhile bonus…
Bam! NBC has kicked "Emeril" off the Peacock's November sweeps lineup. Starting Nov. 6, frosh laffer will be replaced by repeats, a J. Lo concert spec and, for one week, an hourlong episode of "Three…
Bender/Helper Impact has unveiled plans to revamp its operations, expanding home entertainment and launching digital entertainment, consumer products and interactive entertainment arms.
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's a full-season order for "Smallville!" The WB has ordered the back-nine segs of its Warner Bros. Television-produced teen Superman drama "Smallville," ensuring the…
"Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs" took the prize for overall new extra features on a DVD library title but Barbie won out over Disney's "Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure" at the 2001 Video…